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1 Kendra Johnson FRENCH

2 Related Links More Maps you may want to look at Seychelles Political MapSeychelles Political Map Seychelles Flag Seychelles Economy People Culture FlagSeychelles Economy People Culture Flag Sponsored Links 

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4  Victoria, Seychelles

5  Cotton  Sugar cane

6  1 Seychellois rupee = US dollars

7  The population after Paris singed a treaty with Britain became 3,500 people  Seychelles came to know the enlightened policies of governors such as Pierre Poivre  estates were established during this time producing coconut, food crops, cotton and sugar cane  Seychelles achieved independence from Britain in 1976 and became a republic within the nationality.

8  The islands of Seychelles was claimed by France in 1756 although sailors had known about them since the early 16th century. The Seychelles ended up under British rule after the Napoleonic Wars, becoming a British Crown Colony in Independence was achieved in 1976, but was followed soon after by a takeover and a one-party socialist state. Democratic elections were held once again in 1995.

9  Traditional range with racial harmony remain the mainstays of today's vibrant yet tranquil Creole nation for which harmony is a way of life  For over two centuries, the islands have remained a melting pot of different races, traditions and religions from the four corners of the earth.

10  Roman Catholicism remains the dominant religion of Seychelles but there are also places of worship of other religions  They live in harmony alongside, Muslim, Hindu and Bahaï communities based on Mahé, Praslin and La Digue.

11  People from Africa, Europe and Asia have come to Seychelles, bringing with them their distinct traditions and customs and contributing to the way of life and to the vibrant Seychellois culture.  The architectural design of some of the old houses with their steep roofs are representative of a style adapted for comfortable living in the tropics that displays influences from Seychelles’ French and British colonial du patrimoine (heritage)

12  Deepavali Dates : October 2010 Type : Religious  SUBIOS Dates : October 2010 Type : Diving, Eco tourism  Cultural Bazars in October Dates : October 2010 Type : Cultural, Eco tourism  Festival Kreol Dates : October 2010 Type : Cultural, Eco tourism  La Digue Offshore Tournament Dates : 23 October 2010 Type : Fishing

13  writers and poets have used the magnifique backdrop of Seychelles as the inspiration for historical accounts, fascinating works documenting the sociale history of the islands  noix de coco(coconut shell), balle (husk), coquillages (seashells), les coraux (corals), vêtements (clothing), or (gold), d'argent (silver) and other forms of jewelry, matériaux recyclés (recycled materials), fibres (fibers), bambou (bamboo), métal (metal) and poterie (pottery) are used to make vitrail (stained glass)  the traditional Moutya, a mysterious, erotic dance dating back to the days of slavery when it was often used as an outlet for forte émotions and as a way of expressing discontent.

14  Seychellois houses featured an outside kitchen so that the racy aromas of the cuisine did not invade the living space.  Seychelles’ colonial past is seen in competition between wealthy land and plantation owners to create the most wealthy approach to their dwelling, often complex in stately stairs on four sides.  They make their houses with steep roofs to shoot the rain, wide verandas to make the most of a climate that encourages outdoor living as well as features to make the most of the island breezes.

15  The Republic of Seychelles has a multi-party political system with an superior President as head of state and government. The President heads a Cabinet of 10 ministers which includes the Vice-President.  Legislative power is vested in a National Assembly of 34 members of whom 25 are elected.  People’s Progressive Front (SPPF), Seychelles National Party (SNP), and Democratic Party (DP), are the 3 National Assemblies.

16  The president of Seychelles is James Alix Michel  The famous Queau de Quinssy who was the causer of the terrible repercussions of the French Revolution.

17 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec (mm) (°C) (%) NW NW NW SW- SE SE SE SE SE SE SW- NW NW NW (kts) 1.rainfall 2.temperature 3. Humidity 4.Wind Direction 5. Wind Speed

18  They have the world’s largest Coral atoll Aldabra and Vallee  It features six national marine parks  Seychelles being on the African continental shelve the sea is very shallow in most dive sites (12 to 15 meters)  Victoria the capital of Seychelles has its own trail that will guide you through the history of the capital and seeing various land marks

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